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Skills you will master

  • After Effects
  • Keying
  • Color key
  • Keylight
  • Light Wrap
  • Color Correction
  • Rotoscopying
  • Masking
  • Image and Footage
  • Frame
  • Rotobrush Tool
  • After Effects Interface
  • Character Masking
  • Text animation
  • Black strip animate
  • Splash animation
  • Puppet animation
  • Apps animation

Jobs you will be eligible for

  • Data Analyst
  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Audio Video Editor
  • Graphic & Web Designer
  • 3D Artist
  • 3D Animator
  • Graphic Animator
  • 3D Visualiser
  • 3D Graphic Designer


After Effects is a Compositing, VFX, and Motion graphics application developed and owned by Adobe Systems. It is generally put to use in the post-production stage of the filmmaking and TV production pipeline. Besides the features mentioned above, After Effects can effectively perform a handful of jobs as keying, tracking, compositing, and animation. With this software application, you can even work on some non-linear editing in Video and Audio platforms.

The software caters to a comprehensive set of two-dimensional, three-dimensional tools for animation, compositing and creating high-end motion graphics. In its recent versions, the visual effects designed in this software are also incorporated in the web graphics, which further stretched the performance of Adobe After Effects. With the help of this application compositing through layers can be carried on various methods, it allows the users to apply and combine multiple video and audio files to create new effects in the composition. Equally, After Effects allows to animate the still objects by applying motion and effects to them.

The fundamentals step of After Effects software is followed in 6 steps. It starts with Importing and working on the footage files by creating visual and audio compositions through organizing the files in the layers. You will add effects to the projects, animate the objects, preview your file repeated at every stage f the project, render and output the final composition. Either you be a professional in Adobe After Effects or you are a beginner, the above are the steps you are going to follow when you are working on the software.

Pre-requisites of learning Adobe After Effects Course

Before taking this Adobe After Effects course you should follow these requirements, be sure that your personal computer is all set perfect with the software and the hardware requirements for a seamless learning experience.

To learn this Adobe After Effects course, you should have proper working knowledge about the operating system and navigate through the software.

A Windows or Mac operating system to install the software

A minimum 4 GB RAM and anything above will help you add more speed while rendering movies process.

Intel Pentium 4 or AMS Athlon 64 processor is recommended for After Effects. However, this is the minimum requirement for the software; you may choose to get a high-end processor.

Any previous knowledge about Adobe software as Photoshop, Illustrator will help you understand the software easily as many parts of the interface, toolbox, and effects are common.

Who can take this Adobe After Effects Course?

Students you want to make bright careers in Film Editing, Television editing, Motion Graphics, Visual Graphics for Film and TV Industry and many domains where VFX, Mo-Graphs, Compositing, and Editing are commonly used.

Professionals in Graphic Designing Industry can upgrade to Motion Graphics by taking this course.

Individuals from editing eco-system can gain maximum from learning motion graphics and VFX through After Effects.

Videographers and Photographers can take their careers to the next level by taking Adobe After Effects course and change the direction of their careers.

The course helps storytellers to enhance their story experience by adding effective Motion graphics and Visual effects to the narration.

What will you gain by taking this Adobe After Effects course?

You will master the foundations of the Adobe After Effects software. You will come to know the in and out of the software learning the fundamentals of every aspect of the application.

You can animate text, objects, elements, images and create your own motion graphics files.

Will be able to create fantastic videos at high-quality output videos of your own

Gain information about the technicalities in Graphic Cards and how they leverage your projects.

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